Erick Erickson: ‘Truth About Fox News’ in Ratings, Not Pro-Trump Bias

March 8th, 2019 9:05 AM
Hardly a day goes by without liberals in the “mainstream media” accusing the popular Fox News Channel of having a “unique relationship” with Donald Trump, the Republican occupant of the White House. Of course, those same people avoid or deny that a similar connection existed between former Democrat President Barack Obama and the CNN and MSNBC networks. As a result, Erick…
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Jay Carney Attacks Garrett's Question to Obama on Iran: 'Pompous'

July 20th, 2015 3:39 PM
Sunday on Reliable Sources, Brian Stelter brought Jay Carney and John King to the program to discuss CBS reporter Major Garrett’s controversial question to President Obama about Iran. Garrett asked the president whether he could be content with the Iran deal knowing that there were four hostages still in Iran.   Carney hit Garrett, calling him “pompous” and deeming his…
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Jay Carney: Obama's Immigration Move Contradicts Previous Statements

November 21st, 2014 7:45 PM
At CNN on Thursday night, Anderson Cooper asked former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, who is now a contributor at the network, to square President Barack Obama's Thursday night immigration announcement with past presidential statements that he didn't have the power to do what he had just done. As seen in the video after the jump, Carney acknowledged his former boss's compete…

Bozell & Graham Column: Jay Carney's Pinocchio Problem

September 27th, 2014 8:47 AM
By now, everyone knows that there’s a revolving door between Democratic politics and the “objective” news media. But does it have to spin so fast? On September 10, CNN announced it hired former White House press secretary Jay Carney as a commentator, citing his “invaluable voice for the network” after his five years inside the Obama administration. By that afternoon…
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Tapper to Jay Carney: Be 'Frank' About Middle East; Carney Blames Bush

September 18th, 2014 6:01 PM
On Wednesday's The Lead, CNN's Jake Tapper tried to pull former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney out of acting like an apologist for President Obama. Tapper turned to his guest, who had just spent an entire segment defending his former boss's ISIS policy, and asked, "What is the difficulty in getting Arab allies to kick in with military assistance? Jay, you don't work…
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Carney, McCain Engage in Epic Battle on CNN Over Obama and Iraq

September 11th, 2014 2:28 AM
After President Obama’s speech to the nation on Wednesday night, CNN brought on its newly-minted senior political commenator and former Obama White House press secretary Jay Carney and Republican Senator John McCain (Ariz.) to comment on what the President’s speech regarding U.S policy in dealing withy the Islamic terrorist group ISIS. However, the next eight minutes instantly…

CNN Hires Former Obama Flack Jay Carney As A Commentator

September 10th, 2014 1:04 PM
CNN senior vice president Sam Feist announced on Wednesday that former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, who left the Obama administration in June 2014, will be joining the liberal news network as a political commentator. Feist praised Carney's "unique experience as both a journalist and a White House press secretary" which will supposedly "make him an invaluable voice…

MRC’s Notable Quotables: GOP Would Impeach Obama Just for Being Blac

August 4th, 2014 7:22 AM
Now online: the August 4 edition of Notable Quotables, MRC’s bi-weekly compilation of the latest outrageous quotes in the liberal media. This week, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews sleazily blasts GOP voters who reacted with “dread” to Barack Obama — “that name and that face” — and who now would impeach him for no reason: “They never went looking for a…

Before Being Obama Flack, Jay Carney Claims He Was 'Old-Fashioned Jour

August 1st, 2014 8:39 AM
Appearing on CBS's Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday, former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney asserted that he had been a completely objective reporter for Time magazine before becoming a spin doctor for the Obama administration: "Right after the election in 2008, I was the Washington bureau chief for Time. And I was an old-fashioned journalist, not an advocate, didn…

In Round of Exit Interviews, Jay Carney Denies the Fact That Obama's M

July 6th, 2014 11:08 PM
Jay Carney is doing a round of interviews fresh out of the White House. In The New York Times Magazine, Jim Rutenberg threw briefing-room softballs like this: “Do people in the first row like to showboat?” Carney said yes: “If you look at the difference in tenor between the on-camera briefings and the on-the-record-but-off-camera gaggles, it’s night and day.”…

Bergdahl Deal: David Gregory Auditioning For WH Spox Spot

June 4th, 2014 8:28 AM
Psst: David Gregory! You can stop auditioning to fill Jay Carney's White House spokesman spot. President Obama has already appointed someone else.  Given his rotten Meet The Press ratings, it's understandable that Gregory would be prospecting for his next position. Even so, his performance on today's Morning Joe was pitiable. With even liberals like Mika Brzezinski, Donny…

Jay Carney Dodges Defending Rice's Statement Bergdahl 'Served with Hon

June 2nd, 2014 5:32 PM
This afternoon outgoing White House Press Secretary Jay Carney took questions from the press corps in his first daily press briefing since announcing his resignation. The questions dealt primarily with the controversy surrounding the release of five high-level Taliban detainees at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the sole American POW from the war in Afghanistan, and one…

NBC's Lauer Actually Grills Jay Carney: Has White House 'Endangered th

June 2nd, 2014 10:43 AM
On Monday, NBC Today co-host Matt Lauer actually held outgoing White House Press Secretary Jay Carney's feet to the fire over the administration releasing five Taliban terrorists from Guantanamo Bay to secure the release Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl: "These are guys who are considered at very high risk to launch attacks against the U.S. if they were freed. So has the administration now…

Jay Carney, Exhausted After All That Question-Dodging

June 1st, 2014 9:58 PM
Washington Post reporter Paul Farhi reported on Jay Carney stepping down as White House spokesman and how exhausting the job is. It's "Washington's ultimate burnout job." Farhi found some of that was just dodging: Yahoo News reported last June that Carney had responded to questions at the daily briefings with some variation of “I don’t know” nearly 2,000…